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Skye Young / April 22, 2020
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Port Macquarie Ironman 70.3

Tri Life converge on Port Macquarie for this years Ironman The 2017 edition of the Port Macquarie Ironman 70.3 was, for the second year running, held on the same day as its big brother, the Port Macquarie Ironman. Unlike last year and now in line with Ironman Cairns, the 70.3 race starts before the full …

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10 Steps to Becoming a Good Triathlon Runner

Smash the run leg and bring it home strong One of the biggest challenges in triathlon is the ability to run fast off the bike. Considering the run is the last leg, our body is already fatigued from the swim and bike. We want a strong run home, but don’t want to sacrifice our swim …

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How to Coordinate all Triathlon Disciplines When you’re a Beginner

Training for all three disciplines Three sports make up triathlon. Swim. Bike. Run. Coordinating all triathlon disciplines means training AM and PM on weekdays and the weekend. This sport is unique to any other requiring you to grasp three sports when you’re a beginner. It’s a tough gig. Swimming, cycling and running are all equally important to triathlon …

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Everything you Need to Hit Your First Triathlon Training

Basic equipment To commence your first triathlon training you’ll need some basic equipment. This equipment does’t have to be expensive and it can be borrowed to save money. There is an enormous amount of triathlon essentials, but this short list will give you the must haves to get started. swim suit, goggles and cap bike (road, mountain or stationary), …

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Your First Triathlon Race

A triathletes mindset Race day makes no promises and when you are competing in three different disciplines within one race, a lot can happen. From small issues like leaky goggles to bigger problems like a flat tire or bad weather, you have to be ready to adapt. Instead of expecting a perfect race, be flexible …

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How to Correct Sinking Hips in your Swim Stroke

Sink or swim Hip sinking is one of the most common issues for triathletes. When your hips are well below the water line your legs will drag. Dragging means you now have to work a lot harder to keep your body close to the surface of the water. Even a good arm action will see …

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Developing a Race Plan for Triathletes

What should my race plan include A well constructed race plan should include your race goal, travel, equipment, agenda for the day before the race, your race morning schedule, race execution, and race contingency plan for the ‘what-if’ scenarios. The plan really should include everything that’s going on around your race. Be mindful that a race plan is …

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Triathlon Race Day Guidelines

Pre race expectations Your first triathlon should be about finishing, not time orientated. You’ll feel overwhelmed in transition when you rack your bike and lay down your equipment. Your head will spin. Expect a lot of testosterone flying around, genetically enhanced humans, shaved bodies, an air of arrogance, name dropping and typical triathlon war stories. …

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What to Expect from Forster Triathlon Festival

Expect the Ultimate from Forster Triathlon Festival Forster is set to excite and thrill athletes again in 2017. The birthplace of Australian Long Course Triathlon evolves every year making it a must do on any triathletes racing calendar. Make room for this great event and save the date for the 8 October 2017. Expect the …

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Traits of the seasoned triathlete

What type of people do triathlon? Triathletes are generally high achievers, perfectionists, self disciplined and highly motivated individuals. While anyone can compete in triathlon there are definitely some personality traits that lead people to become triathletes. There are always exceptions to the rule, but here are 10 personality traits of the seasoned triathlete. These are are not for the …

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